Definition of SIEVES

noun : SIEVES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles ;

verb : SIEVES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements; "sift the flour" ;

  • 4. (

    ) distinguish and separate out; "sift through the job candidates" ;


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